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WPC: Serene

South Australia is my adoptive homeland and we spent the first 11 years of our Australian adventure there before moving to Brisbane.  It was easy to find places of serenity in such a beautiful peaceful place. Be it in the vineyards of the Adelaide Hills or by the sea at Brighton these photos were, and […]

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Parting is Such Sweet Sorrow

This may or may not be the right forum to delve into such matters as personal relationships but it’s time I duly ‘fessed up’. You see, besides my maturing marriage I have become deeply entrenched in another long-standing relationship. We’ve known each other a long time now but it’s only in recent years that ‘things’ […]

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WPC: Evanescent

And this is also Word of the Day for me! evanescent adjective soon passing out of sight, memory, or existence; quickly fading or disappearing. moment in time. An Easter sunset captured in Belair, South Australia and one I knew I wouldn’t be seeing again for a while. Evanescent

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WPC:Wanderlust

Wanderlust “a strong desire to travel.” This week I can absolutely relate to David W’ and the surreal sensation of standing on the opposite side of the world to your usual abode. I experienced this 12 years ago when we arrived in Sydney en-route to our new home in Adelaide. After seeing the photos of the […]

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Weekly Photo Challenge: H2O

H2O, providing hours of fun skimming on the surface.   H2O

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In Mourning This Morning 

The weekend is well and truly over and so too the queue of scheduled posts; the pressure is on!  Thought I’d share with you just how I’m feeling this week. For just under ten years I was employed by the Royal Agricultural & Horticultural Society of SA (RA&HS).  Sounds mighty grand doesn’t it? I was […]

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WPC: Frame

My first photo for this weeks theme, Frame, is of Onkaparinga Gorge taken through a hole in the wall at Samuel’s Gorge Winery, McLaren Vale.   My second shot is a section of Brisbane CBD captured at the look out at Kangaroo Point. Frame

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Rare

For the daily post blogging challenge, I give you the Huntsman! This photograph was taken back in October 2006 and although it’s a scary looking Huntsman, it is a beautiful and rare sight to behold.  I’d popped outside to put some rubbish in the dustbin, opened back the lid and this was the surprise waiting […]

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The Wombat is Waking

It’s been awhile hasn’t it?  The Show is over for another year and I just have one more ‘biggy’ before life returns to some form of normality.  It’s one of the Royal Adelaide Show’s competitive sections and so big it is an event in its own right and full or what South Australia is famous […]

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Memory Building

This week marks the tenth anniversary of our arrival in Adelaide, South Australia as migrants.  One thing that was lacking in our new life was the ability to reminisce with our new found friends.  We had no ground to go back on and no memories to share.  I will always remember the first time that […]